The Big Bopper By: Reb MacRath Have you ever taken the time to view the lights of any thriving metropolis during the night time hours? It is a beautiful and mystical sight to be sure. The city is like a virtual living entity unto itself. An undulating array of sights, sounds, smells and actions. However, don’t be fooled into thinking that this hypnotic cascade of twinkling lights is all fun and games. Indeed, in any large city a seedy underbelly definitely exists. Full of devious and unsavory individuals. To survive and thrive in such a challenging atmosphere requires grim...Read More
Month: January 2019
Winston’s Supernatural Disaster By: C.R. Everett Sadly, the majority of us know someone who has left this earth far too early. Whether it be due to a sudden illness or tragic accident, bad things have a way of happening to good people. When this occurs, it also creates a great deal of shock and grief for the loved ones who are left behind. They will inevitably question the arbitrary nature of death. Why did it have to be their loved one! Why now? In such a state of grief and dismay it is so difficult to find any type...Read More
Lindisfarne By: Terry Tyler “Humans are fragile creatures, made up of broken hearts and broken promises.” (unknown) One could be forgiven for believing human civilization is tough and unbreakable. Indeed, look at the impressive man-made structures, complex currency systems, powerful militaries and unique systems of law and order which can be found from one end of the globe to the other. Impressive to say the least! However, human civilization is a very delicate entity. History has clearly shown that it does not take much for it to fall apart and crumble. What would you do if faced with such...Read More
Suspicion By: Brenda Guiton It is said that we all have a secret in life. Something from our past which we really do not want anyone to find out. It could simply be a silly and embarrassing incident. Or perhaps it could be much darker and sinister in nature- something which we would stop at nothing to hide from others. However, the problem is that virtually nothing remains concealed forever. It all eventually leaks out like a sieve. The question then becomes how on earth do we react when this deep, dark secret is at risk of being...Read More
I read and reviewed author Donna Sigger’s book, Broken in 2018. I loved the novel and her writing. That is why she is one of my favorite authors and has earned a position on my Author Spotlight page! Please see her interview and upcoming work below: 1. What inspired you to write a book? Writing has always been a hobby, but after acquiring a head injury I needed something to focus on to help me create a new memory system because I was struggling to remember what I’d done five minutes ago. One of my closest friends (who was...Read More
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And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.
Then they came for the trade unionists,
And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.
Then they came for the Jews,
And I did not…
If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived? Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself? What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …